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as we have a result. but before that let's bring in our panel, angela rye, political strategist and principal of impact strategies, karen finney, former dnc communications director and ari melber, correspondent for "the nation." welcome to all of you. chuck hagel is about to be confirmed after the next secretary of defense after 18 republicans voted to move his confirmation to a final vote. what exactly did this fight accomplish in your view? >> well, we got to learn the truth about the grudge match between john mccain and some in the republican party and chuck hagel. john mccain laid it out for us pretty clearly when he said that it was, you know, some of the criticisms that hagel had of president bush that angered a lot in the republican party. i don't think it gets any clearer than that. >> that's very helpful and very clear. thank you, karen. ari, let's talk about the friends of hamas because while there were many bogus charges leveled at chuck hagel, friends of hamas may symbolize them at the best. this was a story delivered by thee the editor-at-large of breitbart media. h
with angela merkel and other top german officials later this morning. this is part of his whirlwind tour of europe an the middle east. his first overseas trip as secretary of state. he's set to visit nine countries in the next week and a half. a report about leaked papal documents will remain secret. only benedict and his successor will know the findings. investigators were told that he -- the pope pardoned him. italian newspapers speculate the report found corruption and a cover-up leading to the pope's resignation. the vatican denies that. >>> a baltimore teenager is waking up in prison. after opening fire inside his school on the first day of classes. 15-year-old robert gladden jr. learned his sentence yesterday. he pleaded guilty last week to the shooting. police released surveillance photos showing gladden pull out a shotgun inside the cafeteria at perry hall high school. we're hearing 911 calls like this one from a daughter who just escaped the gunfire. >> locking down the school and i can't get ahold of anyone to let them know she's safe. she was actually right next to the shooter
. that same day, florida governor rick scott appoints angela curry to lead a special investigation. the next day, president obama speaks publicly about the case for the first time. >> if i had a son, he'd look like trayvon. >> reporter: march 24th, a new black pan per that's right offers a $10,000 reward for zimmerman's capture. two days later, trayvon martin rallies are held across the country demanding zimmerman's arrest. april 11, zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder and turns himself in. bond is set at $150,000 and three days later, he walks out of jail in the middle of the night only to return six weeks later when a judge revokes his bond after prosecutors say zimmerman and his wife lied about being poor at his bond hearing, failing to mention hundreds of thousands of donated dollars from supporters. this time zimmerman's wife is also arrested, charged with perjury. july 6th, zirmmmmerman's releas now on $1 million bond and goes into hiding. zimmerman appears on fox news. >> is there anything you might do differently in retrospect, now that time passed a little bit? >> no, sir
as a community. >> state's attorney angela alsobrooks says there are too many children dropping out of school. representatives from mentoring group highlighted the need for male role models asking men to stand up and take responsibility for their children. >> that's what i'm talking about. >> some in the crowd took to their feet in a literal show of support. since the start of the school year six public school students have been killed in separate incidents. >> the gun violence has to stop. the guns have to get off the street. these innocent children are being taken for no reason. >> erica proctor's son was shot and killed one year ago just a few blocks from where 15-year- old suitland high school student charles walker jr. was gunned down just last week. proctor is hoping the community can stick together to stop this trend of violence. >> i think it's starting at home because you have a lot of these parents that are young raising these kids. >> police can't be everywhere and some community members are encouraging neighbors to step up and help tell police if they see something. >> when it com
angela merkel. >>> and frosty relations between the two nations are affecting thousands of american couples, who are trying to adopt russian children. imagine meeting the child you want to adopt, building a relationship, and then being told you can't be together. well, tonight, wjz's jessica kartalija shares the story of a maryland couple, caught in the middle of a political tug-of- war. ♪ [ music ] ♪ >> reporter: for matt and julie, waiting is excruciating. >> i sit there. and i pray to god every day. that they'll let us bring them home. >> reporter: in september, the carroll county couple left their farm, flying to russia, where they spent days getting to know two 10-year-old girls they desperately hope to adopt. >> how did it feel when you actually met the girls for the very first time? >> after the first meeting, we knew that these girls were for us. >> reporter: wjz has blurred the girls' faces since matt and julie are still waiting to see if russia lifts a ban on american adoptions. the government suddenly announced a ban on american ad
on the ground for president assad. >> today kerry is in berlin meeting with angela merkel. while there, he will also hold a key meeting with russian foreign minister sergei lavrov to discuss the civil war in syria that has killed over 70,000 people. he will also discuss another major foreign policy challenge, iran. a fresh round of talks begins today in kazakhstan between the islamist regime and the u.s. and other world powers. joining us now to discuss this and so much more, former secretary of -- former assistant secretary of state p.j. crowley. it is always great to have you on our program. especially as our new secretary of state begins his world tour. >> thanks, alex. >> so let's talk, first, about, you know, in whose footsteps john kerry will follow. there is that politico report saying he is sort of exerting himself perhaps more than the obama white house thought he would given the fact that he is determining his own itinerary. we have long discussed this so-called pivot to asia. john kerry is not starting in asia, but is, of course, starting across the atlantic. >> well, he gave a
to germany. america's top diplomat met with german leaders earlier today including chancellor angela merkel and the foreign minister. he also spoke to a group of german students and raised some eye blows with his comments about tolerance and freedom of religion in america. >> in america, you have a right to be stupid if you want to be. and you have a right to be disconnected to somebody else if you want to be. and we tolerate it. we somehow make it through that. now, i think that's a virtue. i think that's something worth fighting for. >> after germany, kerry will head to france as part of his tour through europe and the middle east. it's his first overseas trip as secretary of state. he'll visit nine countries in the next week and a half. >>> in just about an hour, the bitter battle to confirm chuck hagel as defense secretary could come to an end. for the first time in history the senate filibustered his nomination, holding up his conversation for more than a week. but some of his most vocal opponents now say they will support the former republican senator. lawmakers will vote at noon. if
chief steps down and rick scott appoints angela curry to lead a special investigation. the next day, president obama speaks publicly about the case for the first time. >> if i had a son, he would look like trayvon. >> reporter: march 4th, a group call the new black panther party offers a $10,000 reward for zimmerman's "capture." trayvon martin rallies held across the country demanding zimmerman's arrest. april 11th, zimmerman charged with second degree murder and turns himself in. bond set at $150,000 and three days later, he walks out of jail in the middle night of, only to return six weeks later when a judge revokes his bond after prosecutors say zimmerman and his wife lied about being poor at his bond hearing, failing to mention hundreds of thousands of donated dollars from supporters, this time zimmerman's wife is also arrested, charged with perjury. july 6th. zimmerman's release from jail again, now on $1 million bond and goes into hiding. zimmerman appears on fox news. >> anything you might do differently in retrospect now that time has passed a little bit? >>> no, sir. >> rep
in the music industry but also the big screen. >> the host got high marks from "world news now" nation. angela said seth macfarlane was one of the best hosts that made me stay up and watch the entire show. and of course, robin roberts on the red carpet. >> robin did look great. i thought seth -- every host gets grilled. no one is going to make everyone happy. but i thought it was decent. it was good. >> i think he's getting grilled by everybody because it was a good balance. he gave us a little bit of ricky gervais, which is what everybody wanted. then he gave us a little bit of billy crystal. >> the song and dance. >> he did a little bit of everything. >> i don't think anybody knew he was that multitalented. so it was good. >> i wanted voices. that's what i wanted. >> his impersonations? >> we got nothing. >> not a bad show. ratings were up. that's the bottom line. >> that's all that matters. >> congrats to all the winners. >> absolutely. ners. >> absolutely. >>> this morning on "world news now," february's fury. the late winter blast with blizzard-like conditions, powerful winds and deadly f
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